4th November 2006

The Second Sight

Locos Used Railion (ex-DB): 204 366-9 & 204 626-6
SNCB: 2364
TUC Rail (ex-SNCB): 6250
Stock Used SNCB: 21030+21015+21017+21026

Route:

Loco(s) Route
2364 (1) Bruxelles Midi - (via "old" route) - Y Klein Elland - Y Katerina Lombeek - Denderleeuw - Aalst - Schellebelle - Y Melle - Merelbeke - Gent Sint Pieters - De Pinte - Dienze (1) - Tielt - (1) Lichtervelde - Diksmuide - De Panne - De Panne Carriage Sidings
6250 (3) De Panne Carriage Sidings - De Panne - Diksmuide - Lichtervelde (4) - Roselare - Kortrijk - Waregem - (4) Dienze - De Pinte - Gent Sint Pieters - Gent Dampoort - Gent Zeehaven
6250 Gent Zeehaven - Y Zuid Everstein - Wondelgem - Ertvelde - Zelzate (5)
204 626-6 + 204 366-9 Zelzate - Sas Van Gent - Y Sluiskil - Y Terneuzen - Terneuzen
204 366-9 (6)
204 626-6 (7) Terneuzen - Y Terneuzen - Axel (8)
204 366-9 (9) Axel - Y Terneuzen
204 626-6 (7) Y Terneuzen - Y Sluiskil
204 366-9 (9) Y Sluiskil - Boerengat (10)
204 626-6 (7) Boerengat - Y Sluiskil - Sas van Gent - Zelzate (5)
6250 Zelzate - Ertvelde - Wondelgem - Y Zuid Everstein - Gent Zeehaven
6250 (3) Gent Zeehaven - Gent Dampoort - Gent Sint Pieters
2364 (1) Gent Sint Pieters - (reverse of outward route) - Bruxelles Midi

Notes :
(1) 6250 on rear.
(2) Booked route was: Dienze - Waregem - Kortrijk - Roselare - Lichtervelde.
(3) 2364 on rear.
(4) Booked route was: Lichtervelde - Tielt - Dienze.
(5) Loco change was booked both ways at Sas Van Gent.
(6) Train stopped by the Railion office at Terneuzen, 204 626-6 was removed then 204 366-9 drew the train a short distance forward before stopping as it was not planned to leave the stock on the track concerned. The train then set-back about 200m before pulling forward onto the correct track, at which point passengers were able to de-train.
(7) 204 366-9 on rear.
(8) To end of run-round loop, just short of end of line.
(9) 204 626-6 on rear.
(10) To km post 105.8, just short of level crossing and about 100m short of Railion/Dow Chemicals boundary.


Tour Review

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Route, Distances and Timing's (Booked & Actual)

Train Reporting Codes :
E18844: Bruxelles Midi to De Panne
Z18845: De Panne to Sas van Gent
88545: Sas van Gent to Boerengat
18545: Boerengat to Sas van Gent
Z18846: Sas van Gent to Gent Sint Pieters
E18847: Gent Sint Pieters to Bruxelles Midi

Adj. km column reflects what was done on the day.

PDF Version of Timing Sheet (114kb - includes locos used & notes)

km Adj. km Location Booked Actual
0.00 0.00 Bruxelles Midi 06.45d 06.46
2.90 2.90 Y Klein Elland 06/48 06/49
17.50 17.50 Y Sint Katerina Lombeek 07/00 ?
21.80 21.80 Denderleeuw 07/03 07/02
28.30 28.30 Aalst 07/08 07/07
38.90 38.90 Schellebelle 07/17 07/19
48.05 48.05 Y Melle 07/25 07/28
51.25 51.25 Merelbeke 07/28 07/34
55.65 55.65 Gent Sint Pieters 07.33a ~ 07.37d 07.40 ~ 07.42
62.85 62.85 De Pinte 07/43 07/47
71.05 71.05 Dienze 07/49 07/52
Timings below reflect the booked route but it was done in the reverse
order as can be seen by the actual timings & Adj km values.
83.45 82.30 Waregem 07/59 10/41
97.45 68.30 Kortrijk 08/11 10.21a ~ 10.29d
118.35 47.40 Roselare 08/29 10/03
127.15 38.60 Lichtervelde 08/37 09.48a ~ 09.57d
133.15 32.60 Kortemark 08/43 09/44
145.75 20.00 Diksmuide 08/52 09/36
160.90 4.85 Veurne 09*04 ~ 09*06 09/25
165.75 0.50/0.00 De Panne 09.11a 09.13a ~ 09.20d
- 0.50/0.00 De Panne CS - 08.49a ~ 09.11d
0.00 141.55/0.00 De Panne 09.45d 08.43a ~ 08.47d
4.85 136.70 Veurne 09*51 ~ 09*55 08/35
20.00 121.55 Diksmuide 10/07 08/26
32.60 108.95 Kortemark 10/17 08/17
38.60 102.95 Lichtervelde 10/23 08.11a ~ 08.12d
55.80 85.75 Tielt 10/36 08/00
Train regained booked route at this point.
70.50 94.70 Dienze 10/48 10/51
78.70 102.90 De Pinte 10/54 10/57
85.90 110.10 Gent Sint Pieters 11*00 ~ 11*08 11.05 ~ 11.10
92.40 116.60 Gent Dampoort 11/16 11.21 ~ 11.23
93.50 117.70 Gent Zeehaven 11L19 ~ 11L27 11L26 ~ 11L35
98.00 122.20 Wondelgem 11/32 11/42
98.00 123.30 Y Zuid Everstein 11/34 11/43
109.10 133.50 Ertvelde 11/46 ?
112.70 137.10/0.00 Zelzate 11*55 ~ 12*35 12L18 ~ 12L45
115.30 2.10 Sas van Gent 12.45a ~ ??.??d 12.52 ~ 12.54
? 9.50 Y Sluiskil ? 13/09
? 12.40 Y Terneuzen ? 13/12
? 13.00 Terneuzen Zuid ? ?
? 15.60/0.00 Terneuzen ??.??a ~ ??.??d 13.41 ~ 14.20
? 2.60 Terneuzen Zuid ? ?
? 10.60/0.00 Axel ??.??a ~ ??.??d 14.51 ~ 15.05
? 7.50/0.00 Y Terneuzen ??.??a ~ ??.??d 15.38 ~ 15.39
? 3.60/0.00 Y Sluiskil ??.??a ~ ??.??d 15.48 ~ 15.52
? 6.20/0.00 Boergat (DOW) ??.??a ~ ??.??d 16.07 ~ ??.??
? 5.70 Y Sluiskil ? 17.03 ~ 17.04
0.00 13.10 Sas van Gent ??.??a ~ 17.50d 17/19
2.60 15.20/0.00 Zelzate 17*57 ~ 18*30 17L28 ~ 18L05
6.20 3.60 Ertvelde 18/40 ?
16.20 13.80 Y Zuid Everstein 18/52 ?
17.30 14.90 Wondelgem 18/54 18/25
21.80 19.40 Gent Zeehaven 19L01 ~ 19L23 18.32 ~ 19.37
22.90 20.50 Gent Dampoort 19/26 19/40
29.40/0.00 27.00/0.00 Gent Sint Pieters 19.34a ~ 19.55d 19.47 ~ 19.54
4.40 4.40 Merelbeke 20/00 20/00
7.60 7.60 Y Melle 20/03 20/10
16.75 16.75 Schellebelle 20/10 20/15
27.35 27.35 Aalst 20/19 20/22
33.85 33.85 Denderleeuw 20/26 20/28
38.15 38.15 Y Sint Katerina Lombeek 20/31 ?
52.75 52.75 Y Klein Elland 20/44 ?
55.65 55.65 Bruxelles Midi 20.51a 20.52

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